Last week, a court in Rio de Janeiro set a date in November for the start of Pat Hickey’s trial on the charges related to the Rio Olympic Games. Photograph: Alan Betson

Pat Hickey has resigned from his position on the executive board of the International Olympic Committee (IOC) with “immediate effect”. Mr Hickey had (...)

Former OCI president Pat Hickey. on Tuesday the Oireachtas committee on sport agreed that a formal inquiry should be launched into Mr Hickey’s deal with ticket reseller THG. Photograph: Humberto Ohana/AFP/Getty Images

The Olympic Council of Ireland (OCI) will today begin a process aimed at the removal of former OCI president Pat Hickey from his positions with the In(...)

 Pat Hickey  outside his home in Castleknock on Monday after his return from four months in Brazil. Photograph: Colin Keegan, Collins Dublin

Though Pat Hickey has finally left Brazil, it is a case of gone but by no means forgotten as far as the country’s authorities are concerned. Brazilia(...)

Pat Hickey and his wife Sylviane pictured before boarding their flight at Rio de Janeiro International Airport on Wednesday night. Photograph: Peter O’Neill

Pat Hickey is on his way home to Ireland, after four months in Brazil, after his dawn arrest at his hotel in Rio de Janeiro during the Olympic Games, (...)

Pat Hickey’s legal team in Rio de Janeiro has said the former Olympic Council of Ireland president may already be on his way home to Ireland after being given back his passport. Photograph: INPHO/Billy Stickland.

Pat Hickey’s legal team in Rio de Janeiro has said the former Olympic Council of Ireland (OCI) president may already be on his way home to Ireland aft(...)

A judge in Rio de Janeiro has given the go-ahead for former Olympic Council of Ireland president Pat Hickey to leave Brazil.  Photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times.

Pat Hickey is on his way home from Brazil after a court decision in Rio de Janeiro cleared the way for his passport to be returned, almost four and a (...)

Former OCI president, Patrick Hickey in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Photograph: Humberto Ohana/AFP/Getty Images

Pat Hickey’s legal team in Rio de Janeiro say the former OCI president could be given his passport back tomorrow, allowing him to return to Ireland in(...)

Commuters face freezing temperatures on Friday. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

1. School delayed reporting alleged sexual assault for four days The Dublin boarding school where a 13-year-old boy last week allegedly suffered a se(...)

President of the International Olympic Committee Thomas Bach did not attend the opening of the Paralympics. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

The International Olympic Committee (IOC) has pledged to co-operate with Brazilian authorities investigating alleged ticket touting during Rio 2016. (...)